Ex-registrar convicted in housing scam

August 29th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS  

Sushil Kumar New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) A special court Wednesday convicted 11 people, including a former registrar of cooperative societies, in a Rs.4,000 crore scam here, on charges of fraudulently allotting plots.

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge Vinod Kumar convicted former registrar of cooperative societies (RCS) Narayan Diwakar and six public servants on charges of cheating, forgery, criminal conspiracy and corruption and involvement in the Rs.4,000 crore cooperative group housing scheme scam.

Convicted with Diwakar in the case are Joint Registrar Jasbeer Singh, Assistant Registrar (Audit) Jitender Sharma, Assistant Registrar Ramesh Chandra, dealing assistant Rakesh Kumar and inspector Faiz Mohd and P.K. Thirvani.

Sushil Kumar Sharma, Sri Chand, Anna Wankhede and Mohan Lal were held guilty of cheating, forgery and criminal conspiracy.

The convicted people had fraudulently allotted plots to the Rangmahal Cooperative Group Housing Society in Pitampura area of north Delhi.

The court will hear Thursday arguments on quantum of sentences.

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